Machine tool motion controls expand with partnership
After making an initial announcement on this topic Oct. 7, Siemens Industry Inc. Drives Technologies Motion Control Machine Tool Business asked Control Engineering to rescind the information on Oct. 11, pending an update "with a day or two."
Control Engineering will provide an update as soon as it's available.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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